Articles from the April 21, 2014 edition

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Legal Notices for March.21, 2014

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 14-E-87 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Patricia Debra Lever of Transylvania...

 

Early Voting Begins Thursday - Brevard NC

Transylvania County voters will have two one-stop early voting sites open to them when early voting begins Thursday. The change is an effort by the Transylvania County Board of Elections to ensure tha...

 

John R. Gallenberger

John R. Gallenberger, 68, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. He was the son of the late Michael and Leone Landing Gallenberger. He retired from Eastman Kodak with over 30 years of service. He was active in the Hendersonville and B... Full story

 

Josh Leder Has Option To Buy Glen Cannon Country Club - Brevard NC

Local developer Josh Leder has until the end of May to exercise an option to buy the Glen Cannon Country Club. Leder, who owns the Brevard Lumberyard, has declined to comment until a final decision is made. Great Oak Pool I, LLC, a Hudson Realty...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 21, 2014

Health Insurance Changes Discussed - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners discussed county employee health insurance premiums during last Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Since the early 2000s, as a condition of continued insurance eligibility, county employees and their spouses...

 

Patricia Owensby Howard

Patricia Owensby Howard, of Cedar Mountain and Cape Coral, Fla., passed to her heavenly home Monday, April 7, 2014, at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was blessed with two special aunts, Judy McCrary, who was her rock, and Evelyn Bowles (Dabba)... Full story

 

Robert Reich Announced As McDowell Speaker - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library Foundation, in partnership with Brevard College, has announced the 7th Annual J.R. McDowell Speaker will be Professor Robert Reich. The program is set for Thursday,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 21, 2014

'New School' Offering Programs This Summer – Brevard NC

A new school opens this summer at The Cradle of Forestry geared to bring more people to the Pisgah National Forest and downtown Brevard. In June, the Pisgah Field School will offer a guided series of workshops, tours, and hikes in and around the...

 

Forest Recognizes Sheriff's Office Lt. Jeff Smith - Brevard NC

Lt. Jeff Smith of the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office has received the inaugural Forest Protector Award for outstanding and enduring service to protect the resources of DuPont State Recreational Forest. The award was developed by N.C. Forest S...

 

Helen Patricia Reid Morgan

Helen Patricia Reid Morgan, a lifelong resident of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, April 18, 2014. She is the daughter of the late Johnny L. and Nancy Fisher Reid.... Full story

 

Republican Commissioner Candidates Answer Questions-Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times invited the six Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination for Transylvania County commissioner in the May 6 primary to answer several questions. The candidates were not given the questions before...

 

Helen Dodson Stansel

Helen Dodson Stansel, 74, of Rosman, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Denton Aiken Dodson. Her husband, Donald Calvin Stansel, preceded her in death. She faithfully attended St. Timothy’s United... Full story

 

John Francis "Jack" Zanone

John Francis "Jack" Zanone, born July 3, 1962, passed away April 15, 2014, in Fletcher. He attended Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas prior to moving to Atlanta, where he began a... Full story

 

School Collects 2,000 Milk Jugs For Healthy Hearts – Brevard NC

On Wednesday at 2 p.m, students, teachers and staff at Brevard Elementary School will join for a photo surrounded by red balloons and 2,000 milk jugs. This event is the culmination of an activity led by PE teacher Patti Whitaker, who has been instruc...

 

Information On Candidates

On the front of today’s B section, readers will find responses from all six Republican candidates vying to be the party’s candidates for the two open seats on the county commission. Each one of the six candidates was asked the same questions....

 

Graveyard Fields Project Needs Funds – Brevard NC

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has announced that work will soon begin on the final portion of the Graveyard Fields project on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The foundation has been raising funds for this project for the past two years and seeks the...

 

Patience And Perseverance

Twenty years is a long time between purchasing a building and seeing one’s plans for it come to fruition. One has to be patient and persistent in handling changes in the local economy, governmental regulations, and government employees and...

 

Cradle Invites Public To 'Bird Day' Event - Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to celebrate Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, April 26, with a guided bird walk, live raptor program, a bird survey demonstration and family-oriented activities. Forests and fields around the Cradle are alive...

 

Law and Order -Brevard NC

Benjamin Russell Seagle was arrested for a felony indecent exposure on April 16. Witnesses, according to the Brevard Police Department, allegedly observed Seagle nude from the waist down and “sniffing an aerosol can,” while standing next to his...

 

No To Naysayers

Jim Wright’s April 14 letter regarding the naysayers to progress in county government and the populace at large was spot on. Imagine our community without the wonderful new library. With the explosion of and national recognition of Transylvania...

 

Vandalism After AOTC

The vast majority our county’s citizens happily support the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club’s “Assault on the Carolinas” bike ride. This is evidenced by the great numbers of non-club volunteers and sponsors who support us in material ways and with...

 

McGrady Deserves Pat On Back

Thank you for the article about DuPont State Forest and its origins. I was a part of this effort, and I realize that most readers may not know that it was Chuck McGrady, now in the N.C. Legislature, who in responding to Attorney General Mike Easley,...

 

Voting Is Just Around The Corner

Now seems to be the right time to talk about candidates. Having lived in Transylvania County for a number of years, I seem to recall a time when elected officials did what they promised — their jobs! When it comes time to vote during the primaries,...

 

Properly Retired

American Legion and Transylvania County Honor Guard held a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the American Legion Saturday morning. Several veterans and parents of fallen soldiers attended. More than 100...

 

Women Build Starts Home – Brevard NC

Women Build is Habitat for Humanity's program for women who want to learn construction skills and build homes and communities. This program brings together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and...

 

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